ATASCADERO — WM will allow customers in the City of Atascadero to dispose of large, bulky items, green waste and hazardous material at the Chicago Grade Landfill for free between April 20-27.

“WM takes seriously its commitment to environmentally-friendly waste disposal,” said Sandra Pursley, Area Director for WM. “We encourage all Atascadero customers to take advantage of this opportunity to get rid of household waste for free.”

“I am grateful to WM for offering this free service to our Atascadero residents,” said Atascadero Mayor Heather Moreno. “By properly disposing of our waste, we can help preserve and protect our local environment and keep Atascadero clean!”


This free event is open to Atascadero Waste Management customers only. A voucher is required. Proof of address is required with a matching billing notice.

Residents can request a voucher for the event by contacting Waste Management at (805) 466-3636 or by visiting the local Atascadero office at 8740 Pueblo Ave., Suite. B. No trailers will be accepted.

Accepted items:

  • Household waste, including sofas, small household appliances, loose items need to be bagged
  • Green waste
  • Scrap metal (must be separated)
  • Hazardous Waste (only accepted on Saturdays between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Non-Acceptable items:

  • Commercial construction or landscaping debris or landscaping companies
  • Universal waste

The Chicago Grade Landfill is located at 2290 Homestead Road in Templeton.